A yakuza/western/exploitation with Nicolas Cage doing what he does best. I respect the imaginative visuals and locations, with a refreshingly original and gorgeous use of physical sets but honestly the silliness of the plot and characters made this one a chore to sit through. One of my most tedious experiences of the year.
I didn't expect much from this but what a surprise!. Every year a ton of genre movies (mostly in the independent circuit) are released trying to homage or modernize the slasher movies of the past but I don't think they have been as successful as Fear Street is doing both of those things.
It's been a long time since there was a pure and hard slasher that was just so fun and inventive (maybe since You're Next). Fear Street doesn't…